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Flash Systems for Dental Photography

Flash Systems for Dental Photography

When choosing flash systems in dental photography, consider skill level, as novices may prefer simpler options while advanced users seek better control.

| 2 days ago
The Wax Rim is as Important as Ever!
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The Wax Rim is as Important as Ever!

The wax rim remains as important as ever in dentistry, even as a concept. It's a fundamental that will carry into new digital workflows.

| 1 week ago
The Cooling Rate and Its Impact on Zirconia Strength

The Cooling Rate and Its Impact on Zirconia Strength

Dr. Doug Benting discusses the cooling rate that occurs after the sintering process and how it affects the flexural strength of zirconia restorations.

| 4 weeks ago
The Importance of White Balance in Dental Photography
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The Importance of White Balance in Dental Photography

Spear's Dr. Andy Janiga shares the importance of white balance in dental photography and best practices in camera settings.

| 5 months ago
A Crash Course in Dental Cements for Restorative Procedures
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A Crash Course in Dental Cements for Restorative Procedures

Dr. Melissa Seibert discusses the kinds of dental cements used in restorative procedures, their differing properties, and which types to use with which...

| 5 months ago
A New Intraoral Scanner from Purchase to Practice
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A New Intraoral Scanner from Purchase to Practice

The decision to purchase an intraoral scanner is a significant one. Dr. Tyler Rathburn shares how to best integrate this new technology into your dental...

| 6 months ago
Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Dentistry:  RPD Design

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in Dentistry: RPD Design

Artificial Intelligence (AI) in dentistry is an emerging technology. Read on to see how AI is impacting RPD design and better patient outcomes.

| 6 months ago
Top 4 Removable Partial Dentures (RPD) Framework Materials

Top 4 Removable Partial Dentures (RPD) Framework Materials

Prosthodontist Dr. Ahmed Mahrous lists the fabrication processes and the pros and cons of the top four framework materials used for removable partial...

| 6 months ago
Intraoral Scanning Techniques:  Minimizing Errors

Intraoral Scanning Techniques: Minimizing Errors

As with any clinical procedure, minimizing errors will result in the best outcomes. Dr. John Carson shares best intraoral scanning techniques to minimize...

| 6 months ago
Innovative Applications of the MiniSTAR S Thermoforming Machine
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Innovative Applications of the MiniSTAR S Thermoforming Machine

Discover the game changing MiniSTAR S thermoforming machine for your dental practice. Explore innovative applications and techniques to enhance patient...

| 6 months ago
Connecting the Dots: Tips for Communicating with Your Dental Lab
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Connecting the Dots: Tips for Communicating with Your Dental Lab

Dr. Jeffrey Bonk provides practical tips for communicating with your dental lab to ensure the best treatment planning outcomes.

| 7 months ago
Intraoral Scanners in Orthodontics:  Taking the Leap in Your Practice

Intraoral Scanners in Orthodontics: Taking the Leap in Your Practice

In this article, we will explore key considerations to ponder before purchasing an intraoral scanner, ultimately preparing your practice for potential...

| 7 months ago